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Toxic: The Britney Spears Story
14 minutes | May 19, 2022
Toxic Presents: Podcrushed
Tess and Babs want you to know about a new podcast from Stitcher! Podcrushed—the podcast where Penn Badgley reads your middle school story —explores the heartbreak, anxiety and self-discovery of being a teen. Hosts Penn, Nava, and Sophie bring you stories and conversations about middle school —from childhood crushes, to battles with body hair, to schoolyard scuffles. The results are sometimes awkward, sometimes heartwarming, and always relatable. New episodes of Podcrushed are out now.
37 minutes | Nov 13, 2021
Follow Up: #FREEDBRITNEY
Britney Spears is free! Fresh from the courthouse, Tess and Babs are joined by their Toxic production team to discuss a day nearly 14 years in the making: the end of Britney’s conservatorship.
62 minutes | Oct 7, 2021
Toxic Presents: Lady to Lady with Alaska Thunderfuck
Babs and Tess are back to share an episode of their long-running comedy podcast Lady to Lady! They join co host Brandie Posey and RPDR royalty Alaska Thunderfuck to chat Gaga, the importance of exercising like no one is watching, and other ridiculous riffs. Lady to Lady is a weekly irreverent hang with 400-plus episodes to binge! If you like what you hear, subscribe now to Lady to Lady on your fave podcast app! Find out more at www.ladytoladycomedy.com
49 minutes | Oct 1, 2021
Follow Up: Scream & Shout (Jamie’s Out)
Jamie Spears has been suspended as Britney's conservator and Tess and Babs just had to come back to talk about it! They recap Babs’ experience inside the courtroom and get into what this victory means for Britney moving forward.
35 minutes | Sep 22, 2021
Bonus: Lamby's Poet
Tess and Babs investigate a mysterious Twitter account that seems to have been all over Britney's case way before the rest of us. Tune in as they talk to someone very close to @LambysPoet.
39 minutes | Aug 31, 2021
Chapter 10: Gasoline
#FreeBritney is about so much more than Britney Spears. What bigger changes has Britney's case ignited? Tess and Babs investigate who gets the right to make mistakes, and why.
41 minutes | Aug 24, 2021
Chapter 9: Stronger
On June 23, 2021, Britney finally spoke out in court for the world to hear. But now that big changes are underway in her case, what will it take for the conservatorship to actually end? Tess and Babs meet a woman who's been down a similar path.
43 minutes | Aug 17, 2021
Chapter 8: Me Against the Music
By all outward appearances, Britney's career has a huge comeback after she is conserved. But, behind the scenes, Britney wages her own private war for freedom.
42 minutes | Aug 10, 2021
Chapter 7: Work Bitch
What’s been going on with Britney’s money for the last 13 years? Who is getting a piece of it? And how? Tess and Babs follow the money and put Britney’s financial empire and accounting reports on their radar.
41 minutes | Aug 3, 2021
Chapter 6: Circus
Britney Spears is one of more than a million people across the United States in a conservatorship. But despite harrowing stories, there is virtually NO data about abuse inside the system. What's really going on inside probate court?
45 minutes | Jul 27, 2021
Chapter 5: Overprotected
What exactly happened the weekend Britney was conserved in 2008? And what went wrong? Tess and Babs turn to a lawyer, a psychiatrist and Lynne Spears’ co-author in their search for answers.
38 minutes | Jul 20, 2021
Bonus: Chris Crocker
Before the #FreeBritney movement, Chris Crocker was one of the first people speaking out publicly in support of Britney Spears, which made them a subject of ridicule. Chris shares their reflections on releasing the viral video "Leave Britney Alone" and gets into some of their favorite Britney moments over the years.
41 minutes | Jul 20, 2021
Chapter 4: Lonely
Maybe you've seen the meme - "If Britney Spears can survive 2007, you can survive today." We go back and explore what Britney's last year of freedom before being conserved was really like with people who were there while everything went down.
38 minutes | Jul 13, 2021
Chapter 3: Boys
Britney's gettin' hitched! But her quickie Vegas wedding gives her team the opportunity to swoop in and take control—years before her conservatorship. Plus, the gossip blogosphere heats up.
36 minutes | Jul 7, 2021
Chapter 2: Lucky
Britney had to make her money before her conservatorship could take a piece of it. Tess and Babs revisit the era of dial-up internet and spaghetti straps to see how Britney got her start as an exceptional earner.
37 minutes | Jul 7, 2021
Chapter 1: Toxic
Britney Spears wants out of her conservatorship. But how did she wind up in it to begin with? And what will it take to #FreeBritney? Babs Gray and Tess Barker have been digging into questions like these for years.
1 minutes | Jun 29, 2021
Toxic: The Britney Spears Story comes out July 7th, 2021. Subscribe now in Stitcher, Pandora, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen.
3 minutes | May 3, 2021
Introducing Toxic: The Britney Spears Story
Coming this summer, Toxic: The Britney Spears Story lays out everything you need to know about Britney Spears, her controversial conservatorship, and the movement of fans trying to end it. Hosts Tess Barker and Babs Gray talk to exclusive sources, examine new sides of the story, and uncover disturbing truths about our legal system that go way beyond Britney.
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